SASKATOON - Jyri Niemi had a goal and two assists as the Saskatoon Blades hammered the Red Deer Rebels 8-1 on Friday night in the Western Hockey League.
Chris Langkow, Derek Hulak, Walker Wintoneak, Gaelan Patterson, Adam Chorneyko and Colin Joe all had a goal and an assist for Saskatoon (40-12-3-1). Burke Gallimore rounded out the scoring.
Carter Smith had the lone marker for the Rebels (18-28-1-7).
Braden Holtby made 25 saves for the Blades, while Red Deer netminder Darcy Kuemper stopped 24 shots.